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FIRE UPON WORKMEN
Troops in Warsaw. Break Up May Day
Frooeuioa Carrying Bed Flags.
HUNDRED ARE KILLED AND INJURED
Soldiers Forget Orders to Use Moderation
and 8hoot Indiscriminately.
POPULACE RETALIATE WITH BOMBS
Patrol Again Fires Into Crowd and Kills
Women and Children.
REIGN OF TERROR EXISTS IN POLAND
Eight Killed far Soldlera in i.oda and
Disorders Are Reported In Other
Cltlea Situation la
WARSAW. May L Nearly one hundred
persona were killed or wounded In dis
turbances In various quarters of Warsaw
today. The troops apparently were uncon
trollable and violated all orders to act with
moderation. They fired In the crowds of
demonstrators and workmen In retaliation
resorted to the use of firearms and bombs.
Many women and children are among- the
dead and dying. What approaches a reign
of terror exists tonight, the city present
a most gloomy aspect, and the temper of
the entire community augurs 111.
May day opened with every prospect
that the recent gloomy forebodings would
find contradiction In a peaceful ending.
Glorious weather ushered In the beginning
of the celebrations, and all factories, shops
and offices of every description were closed.
The streets were crowded from early In
the morning with gaily dressed people and
troops. Children everywhere enjoyed them
selves In the warm sunshine. The presence
" Of numerous patrols of Cossack cavalry and
Infantry were the only reminder of lurk
Troops Fire) Procession.
No untoward Incident was reported until
afternoon. The first disturbances occurred
between 1 and i o'clock, when a procession
of several thousand workmen, carrying red
flags, marched along Zelazna "street. The
demonstration was quite orderly and pro
ceeded without molestation for some dis
tance. Suddenly several, squadrons of
Uhlans appeared,- but without Interfering
with the proeesilon, and took up a position
along the sidewalks, while the workmen
passed through the lines. Then a company
of Infantry approached from the front and
Immediately the cavalry charged into the
procession, driving It with the flats of their
words Into a disorganised mass. When
the cavalry withdrew the infantry fired a
volley, whereupon the demonstrators turned
rnd fled. The Infantry continued to dl
charge volleys Into the retreating, shrieking
multitude. Thirty-one persons were killed
and many wounded, and of the latter It la
. believed that fifteen will die.
. The shooting Is described aa having been
CiulU Unprovoked?!' Tt hn aroused t'ae moat
intense indignation among all clause In
Warsaw. Many of those who were killed
or wounded were shot In the back, showing
that they were running away when- they
Workmen Fire on Patrol.
Another terrible scene waa enacted at S
o'clock p. m. at the corner of Zlota and
Bosnora streets, when workmen fired from
behind a wall at a patrol, which Imme
diately opened fire on the passing crowds,
killing or wounding twenty persons.
The first bomb throwing occurred at 9:35
o'clock tonight, when a bomb waa thrown
Into a Coneack patrol near the Vienna sta
tion. Three Cossacks and one policeman
were killed and two women, who were
leaving the station at the time, were
severely wounded by the explosion of the
bomb. Cossacks and Infantry fired a num
ber of volleys and It. la reported that many
persona were killed Or wounded. Troops
surrounded the whole neighborhood. It haa
beert Impossible up to the present time to
secure accurate Information as to the
casualties In this affair.
At 10:48 o'clock disturbances broke out at
Zomskowska gate, of the suburb of Praga,
acrosa the Vistula river. A great crowd
had assembled there, threatening the
troops, when hussar fired upon the crowd
and killed four and wounded many others.
In Jerosollnl street a man fired Into a
patrol from the roof of a house, but with
out result. .
Bight Killed la Lods.
It waa reported by telephone from Loda
military patrol, whereupon the soldiers
' fired and killed two men and wounded a
boy. Later a similar scene occurred In
Ealukl square. In Lods, when two persons
' were killed.
In Lods also, at o'clock tonight a bomb
waa thrown at a patrol, but it waa not
effective. The patrol fired Into the crowd
and killed three and wounded two per
sona A atudent who was distributing proclama
tions In Wola, a suburb of Warsaw, was
killed tonight by a patrol.
In Nawrot street, Warsaw, tonight a
pattol killed a woman.
Today's bloodshed la likely to very
seriously affect the situation and may
cause general strike. The temper of the
people la at white heat and there ia much
apprehension regarding thj possible events
of May 8, the 114th anniversary ef the
proclamation of the Tollsh constitution,
when disturbances and demonstrations at
wys occrr. Tonight there is every In
dication of trouble. All the ground that
had been gained since the dlxturbances of
lalt January has now betn lost.
Only passenger trains aie leaving War
saw tonight, and these are crowded with
refugees and manned with officials of the
engineering departments, all the engine
drivers, firemen and porters having quit
daltt In St. Petersbnrg.
ST. PKTERSBCRO. May !.-:) a. m.
. Aside from the expected May day d'aorders
in Poland, where revolutionary parades lod
y. fti-mi n t ft.-a wltK tki .n .
Warsaw, Lods and other centers, perfect
order prevailed yesterday throughout Rus
sia There waa no S'.gn even of a desire
to atlr up trouble, indicating the ba
1 MM a ttf rumors that ha .1 t,Mn .nrva.,,.
for some time to plma of rioting and pi I
lace on the second day of the Kaster hell-
Associated Presa correspondents at Mos
' cow, Odessa, Kleft. Minsk. Klchlnef and
other points, state that Russians of all
political faiths devoted themselves to the
customary holiday festivities with ap
parently no thought of disorder, and In
rlt. Petersburg even the Industrial quarter
wh.cn had previously been throbbing Hh
discontent, for the day took on the appear
ance of merrymaking and feasting, Ckiv
ernor General Trepoff, who Is closely In
ANGURIEFF DEFENDS CHIEF
Says Former Russian Minister Was
Not Responsible for Tronble
BT. PETER8BCRQ. May l.-M. Angur-
leff, formerly an assistant of M. Wltte,
president of the committee of minister
undertakes the defense of his former chief
against the charges that he was In any
manner responsible for the Manchurlan ad
venture or the events which brought on
the war. On the contrary, M. Angurleff
proves, by means of hitherto unpublished
documents, that M. Wltte opposed the Man
churlan plans throughout In the most
energ manner, intimating In fact that
It was -v-ally his opposition to the schemes
In the 5 r east which led to his downfall
aa finale minister. M. Angurleff says
that In e first place M. Wltte waa not
responsl. . 'or the Bibcrlan railroad. Its
conceptit1 tnd execution belonged to his
predecessor as finance minister, M. Wych-
negradskl. M. Wltte was opposed to the
selxure of Port Arthur in 1898, but wsa
overruled by the advice of Count Mura-
vleff. the minister for foreign affairs, who
submitted alleged proofs that Great Britain
Intended to seize the port If Russia did
not. Subsequently M. Wltte opposed the
retention of Manchuria. After the Boxer
uprising M. Wltte presented a memoran
dum to the emperor pointing out with the
foresight of a statesman Manchuria and
Corea as territory for the extension of
Japan's growing activity, its life or death.
and adding that Russian occupatlon'of that
territory waa bound to lead to . a clash
and eventually to war. When he again
was overruled, M. Witte advised the lm
mediate construction of the Clrcum-Balkal
railroad for strategical purposes In prep
aratlo.i for the conflict which he saw
ahead. Later, when the situation became
acute, seeing that Russia was not pre
pared, M. Witte urged at least the tem
porary withdrawal of the Russian forces
from Manchuria. He then wrote to the
emperor as follows:
"Instead of making an enemy of Japan
we should win Its friendship. I strongly
advise a friendly solution. We need to
populate our eastern provinces and have
vital Interests to defend In the eventual
war with the yellow race. In order that
the peasants of Russia may understand
what they are fighting for."
All M. Wltte'a warnings were unheeded
and he was no longer consulted. The
Corean timber concession waa obtained
without his knowledge.
DOUBTS FRANCE'S GOOD FAITH
Japan Insist! that BojestTensiy is Still
Using Indo-Chinese Forts.
MINISTERS MAY MAKE FURTHER SHOWING
Report from Saigon la to Effect that
Rnsslan Warships Are Outside
of the Three-Mlle
TOKIO, May 1. It believed that Ad
miral Rojestvensky continue to use the
ports of Indo-Chlna for coal and other
upplies and for maintaining communica
tions with St. Petersburg and the Japanese
press Is again questioning the faith of the
recent assurances of France. The govern
ment here la silent, but It is believed the
ministers are preparing to renew the neu
trality question with France.
Russia ns Off Port Dayet.
SAIGON, French Cochln-Chlna, May 1.
The Russian squadron la lying off Port
Dayet, forty miles north Of Kamranh bay
and In Bluhkang bay ( near Kamranh bay).
out aide of territorial waters.
Russian, German and British transports
are off Cape St. James, near Saigon, and in
the Saigon river.
The French naval division haa been mo
bilized to preserve neutrality In French
Franco Considers Question Closed.
PARIS, May 1. The renewed agitation
in the Japanese press relative to non
observance of neutrality attracts atten
tion here, but the Foreign office says' no
further official consideration of the sub
ject has occurred or Is expected, aa France
has given the most ample asauranoes that
It lntenda to observe neutrality laws and
these are being fully carried out. Con
sequently the governmental view Is that
the question Is closed so far as France is
concerned, aa It has done everything within
Its power to secure the observance of neU'
trallty. This doubtless will be the re
sponse. If Japan makes further represent
ations which, however, haa not been in
dicated by any action on the part of Dr.
Monotono, the Japanese minister.
BRITAIN IS TO SUPPORT FRANCS
English Minister to Morocco Will
Try to Aid French Plan.
PARIS, May 1. The British minister to
Morocco, Gerard A. Lowther, In an Inter
view with the Temps correspondent at
Tangier today made the first official decla
ration that the purpose of his visit to Fes
is to support the French policy In Morocco.
When I first arrived at Tangier I did not
expect to present my credentials to the
sultan before the autumn, but under the
present conditions I start for Fes in three
weeks. My mission will not be merely to
draw up a protocol. It will embrace also
the questions under that clause of the
Franco-British accord in which the two
Sovernments mutually engage to lend their
Iplomatlo support to the execution of that
convention. My government Is all the
more desirous to fulfill this duty since the
French proposition made to the sultan of
Morocco strictly conforms to the spirit of
the accord of April 8. threatening the In
terest of no third power, guaranteeing the
security of Morocoo and providing for the
graauai aeveiopment or me country wun
out sudden transition. I
Mr. Lowther's statement controverts the
view of the German official presa that he
goes to Fes merely to present his creden
tiala and 'la in line with the understanding
of the officials here concerning the purposes
of his visit. Therefore, they say, the
French mission at Fes is not likely to press
Its negotiations until Mr. Lowther arrives.
when united Influences will be brought to
BANQUET FOR FOREIGN ADVISOR
W. H. Denlaon Is Guest of Honor at
TOKIO, May 1. Minister of Foreign Af
fairs Komura gave a banquet tonight to
H. W. Denlaon, In honor of the twenty'
fifth anniversary of his engagement as ad'
visor to the Foreign office. The elder
statesmen. Prime Minister Kotsura, former
ministers and, vice ministers who during
tne last twenty-nve years nave Deen con
nected with the Foreign office and the staff
of the office were present.
Baron Komura. Count Okuraa, Viscount
Aokl and M. Kato, former minister to
England, were the principal speakers.
The emperor and the office colleagues
of Mr. Denlson sent presents.
(Continued on Second Paga)
Labor Day In Parla.
PARIS, May I. Labor day waa observed
throughout Franco. The trades unions of
Paris hold a monster meeting and adopted
resolutions In favor of an eight hour day,
Disorderly manifestations occurred
Brest and St. Etlenne, where the street
cars were stopped, but no serloua Incident
have been reported.
GIRL KILLS HER EMPLOYER
Franklin Havens of Albany, N. Y
Shot by Mill Julia Craver She
Saya It la aa Accident.
ALBANY. N. Y.. May l.-Frankll
Havens secretary of the Albany Board
of Fire Insurance Underwriters, waa shot
by Miss Julia Craver, a clerk in his em
ploy, this afternoon In his office and died
soon afterwards. Miss Craver, who
under arrest, asserts that the shooting was
accidental. 8 he says that she pointed the
revolver, which was the property of Havens
arxt which has been In a pigeonhole in
cabinet In Havens' office for a long time.
at him In a spirit of fun, as he waa enter
ing the room. He had told her, she asserts,
that the weapon was not loaded, and she
declares tiirt she pulled the trigger three
times before the weapon exploded. An ex
amination of the pistol confirms this state
Mr. Havens waa 3G yeara old, comes of a
well known family, waa married and the
father of two children. Miss Craver, who
Is 22, la also well connected,.
TRIAL OF HOCH BEGINS
Alleged Bluebeard Arraigned for
Mnrder of One of His Its
CHICAGO, May LThe Jury In the case
of Johann Hoch, the alleged "Bluebeard"
who Is on trial, charged with wife murder,
was completed today.
After the jury had been accepted and
sworn In Hoch turned with a smile to the
reporters and said:
"That Jury Is fine."
Assistant State's Attorney Olsen also ex
pressed himself aa satisfied with the men
selected to try the case.
Hoch became much excited when As
sistant State's Attorney Olsen declared In
his address to the jury that two more
grains of arsenic were found when the body
of Hoch'a late wife. Mrs. Marie Walcker
Hoch, waa exhumed last week.
.The embalming fluid haa been given the
strongest test possible," declared the prose
cutor, "and no arsenic waa found in the
Hoch Jumped from his chair and was
about to say something when he waS forced
to sit down and remain quiet.
The first witness was Mrs. Kate Bowers,
the keeper of a small hotel In which Hoch
had lived for a time. She Identified the
signature of Hoch on her hotel register.
Mrs. Hedwlck Mllllken said that the writing
on the register was identical with that of
the man who had inserted an advertisement
In a German newspaper asking for a wife.
Mrs. Bertha Knlpple, the owner of a small
store, told of the first meeting of Hoch and
Mrs. Marie Welker at her store. Court ad
journed while Mrs. Knlpple waa telling of
the appearance of Mrs. Welker-Hoch two
days before her death. She looked very
badly, Mrs. Knlpple declared, but Hoch re
fused to allow her to talk to his wife about
her health and made Mrs. Knlpple leave the
PECK BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
General Connsel of the Milwaukee
Road Dlscnsses Railway
WASHINGTON, May I.-Oeorge R. Peck,
general counsul of the Chicago, Milwaukee
& St. Paul was before the senate com
mittee on interstate commerce today. He
reiterated his assertion that If .the Inter
state Commerce commission had power to
fix rates It could not establish differen
tial The private car lines, he said, were not
common carriers, but were necessary to
carry on the commerce In perishable
Hugh L. Bond, second vice president and
general attorney of the Baltimore & Ohio
railroad, waa heard during the afternoon
and discussed the laws and decisions re
lating to the delegation of power to fix
rates. He criticised the Esch-Townsend
bill, saying It would result in endless liti
gation and require at least two or three
supreme court decisions to determine what
Mr. Bond had not concluded his argu
ment whon the committee adjourned until
The attorney general has rendered an
opinion sustaining Secretary of Agricul
ture Wilson In his contention that the
law requiring stock in transit to be
unloaded, fed and watered at Intervals
not greater than twenty-eight hours, ap
plies to terminal railroad capitals as well
as to through linen.
The opinion was asked In connection with
the application to be relieved from the
operation of the law by the Terminal Rail
road association of St. Louis.
The secretary says that his efforts to
enforce the twenty-eight hour law has re
sulted In 400 violations being reported
within the past three months. , The viola
tions are being Investigated with a view, to
Instituting prosecutions. Certain large
railroad companies have Informed the sec
retary that a plea of guilty will be entered
by them In these cases, and also that ar
rangements have been made by them look
ing to a strict compliance with the law In
The monthly statement of the public
debt shows that at the close of business
April 30, 1906, the total debt less cash in
the treasury amounted to 1997,217,941, which
Is an Increase for the month of $8,633,838.
This Increase Is partly accounted for by a
decrease of $7,603,942 In the amount of cash
WESTERN MATTERS AT CAPITAL
Captain Waldo Ayer Relieved of Spe
cial Duty and Ordered
(From a Staff Correspondent)
WASHINGTON, May 1. (Special Tele
gram.) Captain M. J. Lenlhan of the
Twenty-fifth Infantry has been detailed to
attend the encampment of the South Da
kota National Guard at Watertown on
July 6 to 13. Captain Waldo Ayer of the
Thirtieth Infantry is relieved from duty
at the Ohio Wesleyan university, Dela
ware, O., and will report on July 1 to the
commanding officer of the Thirtieth in
fantry at Fort Crook for duty.
T. M. Magulre of Minneapolis has been
awarded the contract for the Installation
of the heating apparatus for the new pub
lic building at Pierre, 8. D., at $8,889.
J. A. Green haa been appointed post
master at Sandyvllle, Warren county, Iowa,
vice Benton Hornaday, resigned.
Rural routes ordered established June 1:
Iowa Belinda, Lucas county, route L, popu
lation (00, houses 126; Florin, Davia county,
route 3, population 600, houses 113; Whttte
more, Kossuth county, route 1, population
400 houses 100. South Dakota Fulton, Han
son county, route 1, population 606, houses
FUNERAL OF FITZHUGH LEE
Brief Services Held at Washington,
When Body is Taken to
WASHINGTON, May L An affectionate
and Imposing tribute was paid today to all
that Is mortal of Brigadier General Fltx-
hugh Lee, U. S. A., retired. Formal funeral
services over the remains will be held In
iiicnmond, Va., next Thursday. It was
found necessary to delay them until that
time In order that the general's son. Lieu
tenant George Mason Leo of the Seventh
United States cavalry, who was In Ban
Francisco with his reglmVit. enroute to the
Philippines, might be fn -Tendance. Brief
services were held today, however, at the
Church of the Epiphany, many of the per
sonal ' and official friends embracing the
opportunity thus afforded to pay a last
tribute of respect to the memory of the
The church services were conducted by
the rector of Epiphany church. Rev. Ran
dolph H. McKlm, D. D., who is chaplain of
the Washington camp of Confederate Vet
erans. He was an officer In General Lee's
old command In the civil war and the two
were life long friends. The services were
very simple,, being In accordance with the
burial services prescribed by the ritual of J
tne tipiBcopai cnurcn. ino lunerai oration
The casket containing the remains was
covered with floral offerings. Among them
was a handsome wreath sent by the presi
dent and Mrs. Roosevelt.
At the conclusion of the services the re
mains were escorted by a military and
civic pageant to the Pennsylvania railroad
station for transportation to Richmond.
Major Edward Burr of the corps of en
gineers, U. S. A., was in command.
Colonel 'John T. Callaghan, commander,
and the members of the local camp of
Confederate Veterans constituted a guard
of honor for the remains while they were
being taken to the depot.
Mrs. Lee was accompanied on the special
train to Richmond by her brother, Major
B. H. Fowle; General Lee's brother, Cap
tain D. M. Lee, and several other members
of the Lee family. Many prominent army
officers also accompanied the funeral party
NEARLY READY FOR JURY
Abraham Lety Epeaks Fire Honrs in De
fense of Nan Patterson.
DELIBERATE MURDER OR SUICIDE
Attorney Polnta Ont Many Thlnga
That Indicate that the Book
maker Took Hla Own
NEBRASKA WEATHER FORECAST
Rain Tnesdayi Colder In Central and
East Portions. Wednesday show-
BOY LAMENTS HIS CRIME
MERGER 0FCAR FACTORIES
Story ' Largo Combination of
Street Cnr Makers Told
BOSTON, May I. A movement to merge
the companies engaged In the manufacture
of street railway cars of the entire "coun
try la in progress according to Informa
tion obtained here today. Options have
been secured by the promoters upon the
property of leading companies In various
pr.rta of the country.
Among the concerns Interested are the
T. J. Brill company of Philadelphia, which
haa works In that city, Elisabeth, St. Louis
and Cleveland and the St. Louis Car com
pany, St. Louis. It Is planned to have one
corporation with a capital of about
!M,uO0.0OO, which will absorb these conoerna
and about a dosen other companies doing
a smaller business.
GOLD STANDARD IN MEXICO
New Monetary System Goes Into Ef
fect Without Slightest Dis
turbance or Js.r.
MEXICO CITY, May. L The gold stand
ard went Into operation today without the
slightest Jar oi disturbance In financial
circles. The finance department had, by a
series of new regulations, smoothed the
way for the adoption of the gold stand
ard. The present peso Is worth 60 cents
gold. The final completion of the monetary
reform la hailed with general satisfac
tion, especially by great transportation
lines and Importers who have In their
manufacturing Industries to buy heavily of
the raw materials abroad.
BILL TO PREVENT RACE SUICIDE
Chicago Council Considering Law to
Ponlsh Landlords Who Refaso to
Rent , to Large Families.
CHICAGO, May 1. In tonight's meeting
of the city council Alderman Ruxton in
troduced an ordinance which he entitled
an act to prevent unjust discrimination by
landlords against parents. It sets forth
that many landlords refused to rent fiats
to families in which there were children
or Infants, "thereby discouraging and mill
tatlng against the probable Increase of
population In Chicago, contrary to the In
Junction Imposed upon our first parents
upon their expulsion from the Garden of
Eden to multiply and replenish the earth,
and against the policy and purpose of our
The ordinance provides that any landlord
who shall refuse to rent any house or flat
to families In which there are children
shall be subject to a fine of not less than
$6 nor more than J100. If the landlord shall
establish the fact that the "children In any
such family are of a boisterous disposition,
and likely to disturb the peace or dignity
of such house or flat, It shall constitute l
The ordinance was referred to the com
mlttee on judiciary.
NEW YORK, May 1. "This case Is one of
deliberate murder or suicide. There can be
no manslaughter about It. There should
be no comprise verdict. She is either
guilty of murder In the first degree or not
With these words Abraham Levy, counsel
for Nan Patterson brought to a close this
afternoon his five-hour argument In de
fense of the former chorus girl, charged
with the murder of Caesar Young.
During the long argument Miss Patter
son faced the Jury unflinchingly. The court
room was crowded, most of the attendance
being women, who struggled to get a look
at the defendant. At one time during the
afternoon the Judge was compelled to stop
Mr. Levy, while court officers expelled from
the room some women who persisted in
discussing the case In audible tones to the
annoyance of all present
Mr. Levy reviewed all the testimony In
detail and declared not a word had been
Introduced which showed any purpose on
the part of Miss Patterson or her brother-in-law
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Morgan
Smith, to threaten the life of Caesar
The suicide theory was strictly empha
sised by Mr. Levy, who contended that the
powder stains on Young's fingers proved
he had shot himself. Mr. Levy scouted the
Idea that a girl would be able to make
such an assault on a trained athlete like
Young. He also ridiculed the Idea that
Miss Patterson should have chosen a
crowded public street as a place for mur
der when she had so many opportunities
to attack Young where there would have
been little danger of detection. Assistant
District Attorney Rand will close for the
people and It Is possible the case will go
to the Jury tomorrow afternoon.
Levy Begins Argument.
When the trial was resumed today Mr.
Levy formally announced that the defense
would rest on the state's case, and then
began his closing argument for the prisoner.
Mr. Levy warned the Jury that circum
stantial evidence must be considered with
the greatest care, as any Judgment they
might make could not restore the life that
had been taken, saying In parti
A circumstantial case carries with It the
necessity on the part of the prosecution
to live up to the very letter of the law.
What I have to fear Is that you will be
iiiBcinuiea oy ino Dixnaisnments or my OP'
ponent, who may seek to blind you to tnt
evidence. He has the rieht to avail him.
self of any of the facts, but if I were
district attorney I would not use the
mighty poww of my position to resort to
unfair methods to send any girl to her
death. He shduld have been fair with this
defenseless girl, and he should also have
been fair with you, who lean on him for
guidance and not misguidance.
I muBt call your attention to the pawn
tickets by which Mr. Rand sough- to de
lude you that they wero dated June 8,
when as a matter Of fact thev bnrw rtn.
of October. I had them put in evidence
so as to show you, ss an object lesson, the
unfair tactics resorted to by the prose
cutor. He has also told you ' about the
350,000 which he says was lavished by
Young on the defendant, when he knew the
case was barren of evidence of any money
Mr. Levy declared that the prosecution
had failed to prove that J. Morgan Smith
bought the pistol, and also had failed to
prove a motive for the deed.
Victim of Her Own Weakness.
Mr. Levy argued that Nan Patterson
was a victim of her own weakness and
the blandishments of Caesar Young. It
was admitted that she was the mistress
of Young, he said, but before that she
had been true to her husband, and she
was as loyal to Young as if she had truly
been his wife. Young was the master;
she the weakling. He would have the
jury not accept the letter written to Leslie
Cogglns as . showing that she was dl
loyal to Young. The letter was not dated
and the only way to fix the time It was
written was to go back to when Miss Pat
terson was in a California hospital. That,
he said, was two and one-half years ago,
before Caesar Young came Into her life.
It had been shown by the prosecution, he
said, that Young saw the Cogglns letter
last May, but there are at least three
letters In this case which were written
by Young to Miss Patterson after that
time. He asked the Jury to read them
and to determine why they were written
to a woman whom the writer wished to
get away from.
"These letters were signed 'all love,' "
he said, "and In them we. have a voice
from the dead indicating that this mar
rled man waa pursuing this girl, instead of
she pursuing him."
Mr. Levy then took up the witnesses one
by one, after classifying them under three
heads official, interested and disinterested
He called their attention to what he termed
discrepancies In the testimony of Police
man Junior and William Stemm, who, he
said, saw practically the same things, but
In a different way.
It was S o'clock when Mr. Levy, who had
spoken In all over five hours, concluded
his address. During his long talk Nan
kept her eyes fixed on the Jury, watching
the effect of Mr. Levy's argument, which
may decide her fate.
When adjournment waa announced Miss
Patterson walked back to the prison with
a steady step. She made no comment on
the day's proceedings.
Assistant District Attorney Rand will
make his closing argument tomorrow.
The dlHtrict attorney's office is making
thorough Investigation of a story as to the
suppression of certain evidence In the case.
A number of witnesses have been subpoe
naed and affidavits will be taken from them
at the conclusion of the trial.
Young Osborne Saya Ho Did
Intend to Kill Hla
Monday afternoon Coroner Bralley and
County Attorney Slabaugh conducted the
nquest Into the death of John Osborne,
ho lived at 1403 Brown street and who
was killed Sunday morning by his son,
Leo, by a Shot from' a double-barreled
shotgun, after he had repeatedly abused
his wife, Leo's mother. The Jury returned
verdict of death by gunshot wounds In
flicted by the dead man's son and recom
mended that the prisoner be held for fur
Numerous witnesses were examined at
the inquest, all of whom testified that the
father had made life a burden for his
wife and his whole family by repoatedly
abusing them and threatening the lives
Leo Osborne, the son, who did the shoot
ing, requested that he be permitted to go
upon the witness stand and tell his story,
which he did.
"I did not inter.d to kill my father when
took the run." said youna- Osborne. "I
merely wanted to scare him. If I had
known that the shot would have killed I
surely would not have touched the gun,
but he was abusing my mother so badly,
and I was afraid that she would be In
jured, so I thought I would only scare
him. I am very sorry that I have com
mitted such a crime, but I have done It
and I suppose I will have to stand the
POSTMASTERS ARE QUIZZED
Federal O facials la Missouri Called
Before Grand Jury at
ST. LOUIS, May L In answer to sub
poenas Issued by the grand jury. Colonel
S. F. Scott, postmaster of Kansas City,
and E. L. Morse of Excelsior Springs ar
rived today to testify In the Investigation
being made Into the Kledrlnghaus-Kerena
United States Sub treasurer Thomas At-
kiiis has also been subpoenaed as a sltnesasgalnst the hunters when Utsy started out.
ONE DAY WITHOUT GAME
President's Party Spends Eatlro Day
la tbo Saddle aad Returns
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo., May 1.
President Roosevelt and members of hla
hunting party were in the aaddle from I
a m. until 4:S0 o'clock today, returning
without a pelt of any kind or even sight
Secretary Loeb reached the camp at 1
p. m. and expects to return tomorrow.
The hunters will not occupy their old camp
on East Divide creek until tomorrow, aa
the president desires to await Mr. Loeb'a
arrival In the present quarters on the West
Divide. Fresh bear tracks In great num
ber have been reported near the Penny
ranch on the East Divide, where luck went
Hour. Peg. Hour. Dec.
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T a. m 61 8 p. ra 2
Ma. m M 4 p. m K
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FRANK HELLER BADLY HURT
Attorney Thrown Heavily from Bi
cycle by Dos; Running Into
A large dog running on Farnam street.
near Twenty-first, between the wheels of
his bicycle caused Frank Heller, the at
torney, to be thrown violently to the pave
ment and painfully Injured about 7:46 last
evening. Mr. Heller was on his way to
the city hall to ask the co-operation of
the Board of Education In the plan of the
Omaha Improvement league for a public
playground at Twentieth and Farnam
J. O. Detweller, who saw the accident,
said: "A large dog ran out from a group
of children on the walk and seemed to
strike or run in between the wheels of the
bicycle, which was thrown In the air and
the rider hurled on his head to the pave
ment. When , they picked him up blood
waa streaming from his face and he ap
peared to be badly, injured." .
Mr. Heller was unconscious for uearly
two hours and his memory returned slowly.
He was taken to his home at 2547 Farnam
street and attended by Police Surgeon
Wlgton. It was found necessary to sew
up three cuts on the face, but the sur
geon stated that he anticipated no serious
results from the accident. Concussion of
the brain Is not feared, and at 10 o'clock
Mr. Heller was resting easily.
NEW WHOLESALE CONCERN
Jones-Sonthmayd Company Incorpo
rates and Succeeds Old Grocery
Jobbers on Harney Street.
Articles of Incorporation were filed with
the county clerk Monday of the Jones
Southmayd company, with a capital stock
of 1260,000. The articles are signed by
Glenn Jones, George M. Southmayd, Mon
roe C. Steele, John R. Webster, Walwin
O. Perry and Daniel R. Ennls. The pur
pose of the new company Is to transact
a wholesale grocery business In Omaha
The officers of the company are: John
R. Webster, president; M. C. Steele, vice
president; George M. Southmayd, secre
tary; Glenn Jones, treasurer.
Arrangements have been made for the
purchase of the business formerly con
ducted by the Jones & Southmayd com
pany, and the new corporation began bust
ness yesterday. For the present it will
occupy the building at 1311 Harney street
until larger and more suitable quarters
can be secured.
In addition to the parties whose names
are signed to the articles of Incorporation,
It la understood several other substantial
Omaha business men are stockholders, and
the new corporation begins business with
practically unlimited capital at Its com
CONSPIRATORS PLEAD GUILTY
Henry W. Miller, Indicted In Connec
tlon with Oregon Land Frauds,
Glvca I'p Fight.
PORTLAND, Ore., May 1. Henry W.
Miller, indicted January 31 by the federal
grand Jury, In conjunction with his part'
ner, Frank E. Ktncart, Martin O. Hogue
and Charles Nickell, for conspiracy to de
fraud the government out of a portion o
Its public lands, pleaded guilty to the of
fense In the United States district court
today. Sentence was suspended by Judg
Bellinger, ball being reduced In the mean'
time from M.O00 to $2,000, which was fur
HEAVY DAMAGE SUIT STARTED
Mining Deal la Utah (Results la
Alleged Damages of
NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 1. A suit al
leging damages of $600,000, resulting from
a deal In the stock In certain copper mlnea
in Utah, waa returned today In the su
preme court. Franklin Frarrel, the million
aire manufacturer of An son la. and mem
bers of his family and relatives In this city
and Ansonia being the plaintiffs. Thomas
D. Wallace, Jr., of this city and Robert D.
Grant, Jr., of Salt Lake City appear as
The complaint alleges that about May 1,
1899, the plaintiffs engaged Messrs. Wallace
and Grant to act as their agenta In the
aale of stock In certain Utah copper mines,
and that acting In this capacity they dis
posed of the stock and received for the
same the sum of $X,000. The purchasers
are not named In the complaint. It Is al
le."d that the defendants have failed to
ma a return of the money or any part
of It to the plaintiffs.
REBATE TO GROCERY COMPANY
Santa Fe Pnys SS a Car to Topeka
Firm that Built Its Own
TOPEKA, Kan., May 1. According to th
testimony filed In a suit today In the Kan
RIFLES FOR DRIVERS
Chicago Employers Order Two Thousand
Guns for Nonunion Men.
POLICE OFFICIALS WILL NOT INTERFERE
Chief 0'Neil Says He Cannot Prevent
Carrying' Arms Not Consealed.
MANY NONUNION MEN ARE IMPORTED
iftesn Hundred Brought in from Other
CONDITIONS ARE GROWING WORSt
Strikers Are In an I'gly Mood and
Rioting Is More Open Five Mia
Injured Grocery Drivers
CHICAOO, May l.-Condltlons In the
teamsters' strike were wcrse today than at
ny preceding time. The strikers were In
more ugly mood. The rioting was moro
open and vicious and the attacks on non-
nlon rren were more frequent and daring
than at any time since the commencement
of -the trouble. The chief cause for the
Increased belligerency on the part of the
strikers and their friends Is laid to ths fact
that the Kmployers' Teaming association
has today brought 1,600 men Into the city
to take their places and that BOO more are
said to bo now on the way, and will ar
rive within twelve hours. These men will
receive the full pay of union men, and It
has been guaranteed to them that their
positions will be permanent. Among them
are 200 farmer boys from all the surround
ing states, who have volunteered their
services and sought position aa drivers.
Today a new feature appeared In th
strike, and It will be In full evidence to
morrow whenever a wagon of the Em
ployers' Teaming company goes through
the streets. This feature will be the rifle.
The weapon will be carried on all wagons
of the Employers' Teaming association In
open view. During the last week triers
has been much complaint on the part of
the strike sympathizers of the readiness
with which the nonunion men, particu
larly the negroes who have drawn and
used revolvers. A number of them have .
been arrested on the charge of carrying
concealed weapons artfl today the attorneys
of the Employers' Teaming company called
upon Chief of Police O'Nell and asked If
their men had not the right to carry
weapons provided they were held In open
view and were not concealed. Chief O'Nell
replied that there was no law against It,
and arrangements were promptly made by
the employers to place rifles on every one
of their wagons. Over 1,000 of the weapons
were purchased today and during the lat
ter part of the afternoon a number of
wagons went through the streets with a
rifle lying across the knees of ths drive
and hla assistant.
Police Guards Insufficient.
The reason for this move on the part
of the employers Is that today, hotwlth-
Standing the- utmst efforts of the police.
they were unable to give nonunion team
sters that protection which the Employers'
association considered adequate. During
the morning Assistant Chief of Police
Schuettler requested the employers to re
frain from making shipments, as he could
not furnish sufficient men to guard their
wagons, because at that time he was com
pel led to make large details at various)
depots on account of the Incoming of nuas
bers of nonunion men. Assistant ChltC
Schuettler declared lator that he had suf
ficient men to handle the strikers, but that
the employers demanded ten men for a
wagon when three constituted sufficient
protection. The employers on the other
hand point to the Increasing number of
assaults made on their drivers and assert
that while tho polios are doing all that
they could possibly be expected to perform.
there are not enough of them to deal prop
erly with the strike, which has spread
more in area during the last three days
than It has In numbers.
Mayor Donne Is Disturbed.'
Mayor Dunne was Informed of the fact
that rifles would be carried by the non
union men, and he was visibly disturbed, and
declared that the police will not be per
mitted to authorise the carrying of arms
by anyone, whether In the employ of the
Employers' Teaming association or affili
ated with the strikers.
"The chief of police will give no au
thority to anyone to carry arms," lis said.
"I had not heard of the matter before,
but the city of Chicago will not authorize
the carrying of arms."
Chief of Police O'Nell, however, declared
that If the employers armed their men the
police cannot legally Interfere, aa long aa
the weapons are not concealed.
"There Is no law against the carrying
of weapons In the open," the chief de
clared. "If their men keep tha weapons
in full view on their wagons or by their
sides the police cannot Interfere. There
is a law against shooting within ths city
limits, and also a law against brandishing
a weapon In a threatening manner, both of
these will be strictly enforced by the po
lice. I (Unapprove of the arming of those
engaged In the strike, and as far as my
Influence goes I shall discourage It."
There waa a report late thla afternoon
that Mayor Dunne was about to fore an
adjustment of the trouble, but this he de
clared tonight was incorrect.
"I cannot force a settlement If the two
contestants are unwilling," he sajd, "There
Is no power I can see that 1 can employ
to bring them to terms; As for the report
that I am going to Interfere In the strike,
I have been interfering for some time, and
everybody knows how successful I have
been. 1 am exhausting every effort to
throw a ray of sunshine Into the struggle,
but at present I cannot see that I am ac
City Council Takes Action, s
The city council tonight passed a resolu
tion directing the chief of police to enforce
Igree'TrvTebaU.' V2 " """M " t poTtion of the .UU .
vnirtrinn t ,. JirTl , streets by unauthorised persons.
. . , j willed i y put
ting In Its own sidetrack. The agreement
for rebates was to continue two yeara, or
until the company had received a sufficient
sum to reimburse It for the amount ex
pended on the construction of the sidetrack.
Movements of Oeeaa Vessels, May 1.
At New York Arrived: Ryndam. from
Rotterdam; Helllg Olav, from Copenhagen
At Olasgow Arrived: Columbia, from
At Bremen Arrived: Rhein, from New
At Hamburg Arrived: Moltke, from
At Dover Arrived: Vadcrland, from New
At Olbriltar Hailed: Konlg Albert, for
New York. Arrived: Romanic, from Bos
ton. At Yokohama Sailed: Steamer Emnrcaa
ot India, for Vancouver, U. C
President Shea of the Teamsters' union
said tonight that If the Employers' Team
ing association armed Its drivers with
rifles be would do the same with the union
"If It Is legal for the nonunion men to
arm themselves," he said, "It certainly la
not Illegal for us to do likewise."
Plvo Men Injured.
Five men were aer!ounly hurt during the
fights today, but the number actually In
jured Is greatly In excess of this, and It
Is impossible to state It accurately, for the
reason that many of those hurt disappear
in the crowd or are canted away by their
friends as soon as possible after being
Injured. Thoxe serloucly hurt today are:
Charles Kullelt, nonunion teamster, badl
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